The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
North West / Merseyside
Rank 56 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.06% - 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% - 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Median salary £50,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 479 468
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.71% 97.96% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 450 395 375
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Merseyside.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 -
St Helens - 1 £40,000 -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) MySQL
6 10 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (30.43%) Statistics
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) Migration
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (26.09%) Database Optimisation
10 6 (26.09%) Database Security
10 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (26.09%) Replication
10 6 (26.09%) Clustering
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
10 6 (26.09%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (21.74%) High Availability
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (43.48%) MySQL
4 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (26.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) Informix
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LINQ
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Statistics
3 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (26.09%) Database Optimisation
3 6 (26.09%) Database Security
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (21.74%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) IDERA
3 4 (17.39%) RedGate
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas